Exposure Control Plan: Bloodborne Pathogens! Quiz

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Do you know what an exposure control plan is concerning bloodborne pathogens? To reduce or eliminate the hazards of occupational exposure to bloodborne pathogens, you must have a plan. A control plan must be in place with details on the extent of employee protection measures. It minimizes exposure to blood or other bodily fluids. This quiz will describe the best way to handle bloodborne pathogens by having an exposure control plan.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Handwashing is your main protection against the spread of infection.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    I have my gloves in an accessible location for quick response to first aid needs possible exposure to bloodborne pathogens.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    At school, you can be exposed to bloodborne pathogens if blood contacts your broken skin or the mucous membranes of your eyes, nose, or mouth.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    The risk of exposure to bloodborne pathogens in school is high.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Timmy's nose starts to bleed during class.  The first thing you should do is:
    • A. 

      Grab a tissue and pinch Timmy's nose

    • B. 

      Put on gloves

    • C. 

      Call 911

  • 6. 
    Blood is the number one source of HIV, hepatitis B, and hepatitis C in the workplace.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Hepatitis B  and C viruses cause:
    • A. 

      Liver disease

    • B. 

      Kidney disease

    • C. 

      Chicken pox

  • 8. 
    Universal Precautions, a requirement by OSHA and the Diocese of Arlington, means to treat all blood and bodily fluids as though infected with a bloodborne pathogen.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    The CDC recommends that if you come into contact with blood on a regular basis as part of your job you should be immunized against Hepatitis B.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    The Hepatitis B vaccine is safe and effective if the series of 3 shots is completed.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Pick up broken glass with your hands...save Miguel a trip.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    For minor cuts and scrapes (ie. papercuts, scratched insect bite, etc), have the child wash the affected area, give them a bandaid and have them throw away their trash in a lined trashcan.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Allie vomits all over her desk. The first thing you should do is start wiping it up with paper towels.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Most exposures to blood or bodily fluids result in infection.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    The CDC recommends the use of waterless alcohol antiseptic hand rubs if your hands are visibly soiled.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Hepatitis B virus can survive in dried blood for at least a week so remember to have maintenance staff clean all spills that contain bodily fluids.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    Copies of the Exposure Control Plan are located:
    • A. 

      In the main office

    • B. 

      In the clinic

    • C. 

      In the teachers lounge

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 18. 
    Fortunately, there is a vaccine to prevent Hepatitis C.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Always wash your hands or use the antiseptic gel after removing gloves.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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